William McKnight

Founder and President, McKnight Consulting Group
Dallas, Texas

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William McKnight is an Analyst for Gigaom Research who takes corporate information and turns it into a bottom-line producing asset. He’s worked with companies like Dong Energy, France Telecomm, Pfizer, Samba Bank, ScotiaBank, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Verizon — 17 of the Global 2000 — and many others. McKnight Consulting Group focuses on delivering business value and solving business problems utilizing proven, streamlined approaches in information management. His teams have won several best practice competitions for their implementations.

William has hundreds of articles and 25 white papers in publication and is a prolific blogger. He is also the author of Information management: Strategies for Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data . He is a frequent international keynote speaker and trainer. He provides clients with action plans, architectures, strategies, complete programs and vendor-neutral tool selection to manage information.

An Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist and frequent best practices judge, William is a former Fortune 50 technology executive and database engineer. William has taught at Santa Clara University, UC-Berkelely and UC-Santa Cruz.